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EU plans to increase the production of cereals, sugar and apples and cut oranges this season

Published Oct 14, 2021

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The European Union plans to increase the production of cereals, sugar and apples in the 2021/22 season, maintain that of olive oil and milk and cut that of orange, according to the Short-term Agricultural Outlook Report, relative to autumn 2021, published by the European Commission On arable crops, the Brussels analysis indicates that cereal production in the EU is on the rise, with a projection of 294.8 million tonnes for 2021/22, 5% more than in the This growth is mainly supported by the recovery of wheat production (131 million tons, + 11.9%). The EC forecasts that the use of cereals for feed will remain stable for 2021/22, at 162, 2 million tonnes. His estimates for oilseed production are set at 30.4 million tonnes (+ 10%); that of protein crops, at 4.8 million tons (+11.3%) and that of sugar beet, at 113 million tons (+13.6%). The Commission notes that, in general, these "positive prospects" in the herbaceous sector together with the "high prices" will allow producers "to be ...
Source: Agrodiario
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